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CBS
Nov 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
president obama's wishes on obama care. the issue is whether people can keep their insurance coverage if it does not comply with the affordable care act. a plan before the board that oversees covered california would not allow those noncompliant policies after march 31st. the president floated the idea of an extension after the outcry from millions of americans who have been getting cancellation notices. >>> when bart unions ended the strike by agreeing on a contract, we all thought it was a done deal. well, it's not the case. right now, the bart board is voting whether to reject that deal. anne makovec stepped out of the building where the board is voting. >> reporter: and the board just got out of closed session. they have been deciding whether or not they are going to approve that contract. it was only a tentative agreement, but both sides had signed off on it weeks ago. well, then it turns out bart realized that there was what it calls a, quote, clerical error in that agreement, one that allows bart workers about six weeks of time off for paid family leave. the union -- bart says
CBS
Nov 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
obama is making a push in san francisco. >> good afternoon, i am michelle griego. >> the president is speaking at the center right here in san francisco. he is putting a renewed focus on getting a an immigration reform through congress. >> over the coming months, we will continue the diplomacy with the threat of the nuclear program once and for all. if iran seizes the opportunity and chooses to join the global community, then we can begin to chip away at the mistrust that existed for many, many years between the two nations. none of that is going to be easy. huge challenges remain. we cannot close the door on diplomacy. and cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the world's problems. >> we can't end the cycle. and tough talk and blubbed kerr is not the right thing for the security. it is not the the right thing for our security. [ applause]. now, this progress and the potential it offers remind us of what is possible when the united states has the courage to lead. not just with the force in arms but with the strength of the diplomacy and that's what keeps us strong. it makes us a be
CBS
Nov 13, 2013 12:00pm PST
the overpopulation of chihauhaus is stems from overbreeding. >>> the obama administration is going to release enrollment figures from healthcare.gov. and another problem is beginning to emerge. >> i submitted it over and over and i wasn't forced to admit it. i came out and told the world and i know i embarrassed the city. >> the mayor of toronto faces some of his harshest critics after the admission he smoked crack while in office. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. storm clouds are long gone now. high pressure really building in. these temperatures going to soar. we'll talk about it coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, yesterday. "i hope you choke to death." that's not very nice. >>> actor alec baldwin had strong words for the paparazzi outside a new york courthouse yesterday. >> i hope you choke to death. >> thank you. >> cloak to death? that's not nice. >> that was after he gave an emotional testimony against a woman he calls a deranged stalker. baldwin claims the woman imagined a romantic relationship between the two. the judge did slap the alleged stalker with
CBS
Nov 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
will sue to stop it. >>> president obama heads to dallas today to promote the affordable care act. lawmakers on capitol hill are pressing his administration over the website's shortcomings. as mall of america reports, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius -- as danielle nottingham reports, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius reports the site made big improvements. >> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is facing another congressional grilling answering more questions about the troubled rollout of healthcare.gov. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. >> reporter: today she focused on improvements. sebelius says technicians are making progress every day. >> in the first few weeks after healthcare.gov launched, users had to wait an average of eight seconds for pages to load. today, it typically takes less than a second. >> reporter: democrats are expressing their concern about the troubled website while republicans argue the problem
CBS
Nov 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
links. >>> on this veterans day, president obama paid tribute by laying a wreath at arlington national cemetery. mr. obama says it is important to remember the thousands of service members, that they are still at war in afghanistan. he said as that conflict draws to a lose, returning troops must be in his words the best cared for and best respected veterans in the world. and right now, a big veterans day parade is getting under way, in downtown san jose. it has been going on every year, for nearly a century. but now, the future is in jeopardy. kpix 5 kate garren is live in san jose to explain. >> reporter: for the past two years, organizers have been worried, will this be the last parade? is there enough money for next year? and every year, it has gotten worse. since the recession. and now a sant clare county honors the veteran, the organizers are looking ahead to next year and the united veterans council organizes the event and they have seen a drop in grant and private funding that could mean cancelling next year's parade. the parade comes with a price tag of 44 to $48,000 to put thi
CBS
Nov 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
house. president obama awarded the presidential medal of freedom to the man who used to occupy the oval office, bill clinton. oprah winfrey was also recognized for her charity work. president obama will headline a dinner later today at the american history museum that will honor all of the recipients this year. >>> a florida congressman caught redhanded boy cocaine from an undercover cop took a plea deal today before not before he made a revealing apology to his voters. tara mergener has the story. >> reporter: congressman trey radel arrived at court to face a misdemeanor cocaine charge. he pleaded guilty to one count of drug possession. the judge quickly sentenced him to one year of minimally supervised probation and ordered him to contribute $250 to a victims compensation fund. radel's wife was not with him in court. in a statement, released tuesday, the 37-year-old republican apologized to his constituents and said he had a drinking problem. "i struggle with the disease of alcoholism, he said, and this led to an extremely irresponsible choice. as the father of a young son and husband
CBS
Nov 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
, thank you. >> he hits the roadway playing pitchman to his battered obama website. some are calling for time out and insist that is not the only problem. danielle nottingham has this. >> reporter: healthcare.gov is off and fixing problems and the president promised to have it fully operational by the end of the month and she says the issues go much deeper and calling for a time out. >> there are problems let's convene a bipartisan group and say how do we get right? >> we learned david cutler delivered a warning to larry summers three years ago. the memo said i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the ability to carey it out. >> it is frustrating because you want to see it succeed and it doesn't get off on the right foot. >> but there are signs americans are getting accustomed to it. a new poll shows 55% say know enough about it to know how it impacts them, that is up eight% from wednesday, on wednesday he goes to dallas to help them sign up. >> in an unrelated move he urged them to pass legislation prohibiting discrimina
CBS
Nov 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
days to cash out. >>> president obama is now apologizing to americans who have lost their healthcare due to the affordable care act. tara mergener has more. >> reporter: for years, the president has promised again and again that no one would be forced off an insurance plan they want to keep because of his healthcare law, but more than 3 million americans have gotten cancellation letters. yesterday, the president apologized during an interview with nbc news. >> i am sorry that they, you know, are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. we've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and that we're going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this. >> reporter: insurance policies that fall short of a new healthcare law standard are no longer valid. the president says his administration is looking at a range of options to help people whose insurance has been canceled. the white house says fewer than 5% of americans will be required to change their coverage, but that means a
CBS
Nov 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
will review two cases where companies withheld birth control coverage. >>> president obama is in southern california, right now, wrapping up a three day west coast swing. his stops today include dream works animation in glenndale and a fundraiser at the los angeles home of marta kaufman, creator of the tv series "friends" and there is a stop in san francisco that was not completely friendly. >> what i would like to do -- >> no, no, let me finish. >> how about this. they don't need to go. >> an immigration activist heckled the president, during the speech yesterday. and hugh hong, a recent uc berkeley graduate is an undocumented immigrant from south korea and told kpix why he confronted the president. >> i cannot celebrate thanksgiving week with my family members because of my immigration status. i told him, please, use your executive authority to halt the petition for all undocumented immigrant family members across the country. >> hong said he did not consider it rude to interrupt the president's speech. >>> it is a youtube video that millions have watched in just a week and now the oak
CBS
Nov 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
.gov this month. the obama administration says the delay will allow its tech team time to make fixes so the businesses can navigate the site. >> it was important to prioritize the functionality that would enable consumers individually to shop and enroll online. >> reporter: in a statement, republican speaker of the house john boehner said the president bit off more than he could chew with this new healthcare law and small businesses are now forced to bear the consequences. the announcement comes as the administration rushes to meet its own deadline to build capacity on healthcare.gov by sunday. white house officials want the site to handle 50,000 users at once. but there is still a question about what happens if more people log on. the white house has been pushing consumers to use the thanksgiving weekend to get signed up for health insurance. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> even though small businesses can't use the website, they must buy plans through agents, brokers or insurance companies. >>> we have breaking news now out of san jose where police are at the scene of an of
CBS
Nov 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
the site down and this is one more reason why the president obama's healthcare law needs to be delayed. >> the new promise is, if you want healthcare, go find it on a website that the administration says won't be working properly until the end of november. that's an unwelcome christmas presents. >> reporter: south carolina attorney and his wife registered on the website but the couple's eligible letters containing private information were sent to a man in north carolina. >> it's just a system that, you know, we have been continually told cast secure and now i found out it's not secured. >> on this incident in south carolina, we actually were made aware of that yesterday and we implement a software fix yesterday to fix that. >> reporter: tavenner says upgrades are being made every day to make sure the site is secure. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> and tavenner's boss health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will face more questions from congress tomorrow. >>> the mayor of north america's fourth largest city now admits to smoking crack cocaine. allegations s
CBS
Nov 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
met president obama was nominated for the nobel peace prize. what's next for the teen who survived an assassination attempt? by the taliban? well, she sat down with norah o'donnell only on "cbs this morning" to talk about the efforts to help educate girls all around the world. >> my message is education and i hope that if i struggle people would listen to it. >> how many girls do you want to help educate? >> i want to help millions -- but this thing is let's start with one and two and then go on. >> she is now expanding heifer efforts to help -- her efforts to help girls in syria. she is continuing her fight for education from england where the family moved after she was attacked. >>> right now, the world's two biggest smart phone makers are going head-to-head in a silicon valley courtroom. lawyers for apple and samsung are picking a jury to decide how much samsung owes apple for infringing on its patents. the trial is a battle over older products that are no longer sold in the united states. in march, there will be another trial involving newer products still on the market. >>> st
CBS
Nov 14, 2013 12:00pm PST
manage to get away. the lock down has been lifted. >>> president obama is changing a key provision in the affordable care act after widespread criticism he misled americans about how the law would work. under the change americans will now be able to keep their individual plans for one more year. the idea is to help the millions who have been finding out their policies have been cancelled. >> the bottom line is insurers can extend current plans that would otherwise be cancelled into 2014. >> there is some confusion about how this extension would work. the companies would not be required to renewal plans. presidents tweeked to the healthcare law comes one day after numbers showing enrollment was even lower than they expected. >>> secret service supervisors been removed from the presidents detail. the washington post first reported the agent tried to reenter a womans hotel room after accidentally leaving behind a bullet. that same agent and his senior supervisor being investigated right now for allegedly sending suggestive e-mails to a female subordinate. these incidents follow a pros
CBS
Nov 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
: president obama is meeting with health insurance ceos today to discuss ways to make shopping for medical coverage easier. he is seeking support for his plan to extend millions of health insurance policies for only one year. under the president's new proposal, insurance companies will have about 30 days to contact consumers whose insurance policies have been canceled, give them new options and recalculate all their insurance premiums. >> notice that he is not changing the law. he is simply said he will ignore the law and he invites health insurers to do the same. this is a constitutional abomination! >> reporter: the president acted just one day before house republicans took up their plan to restore health insurance for people losing coverage. the bill also permits insurance companies to sell old policies to new customers a provision the president says he will not accept. >> the president has made clear that he is willing to work to address the aca's challenges yet republicans are working to destroy it once again. >> reporter: the president's proposed fix can't be fully implemented withou
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